MINNESOTA LIVES.

Welcome to Minnesota. A state unlike any other. It’s a place of endless opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Once people move to Minnesota, they tend to stay and it’s no surprise as to why. Our state is a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. Minnesota tops many livability rankings across the board.

We love it here, and we know you will too.

A QUALITY OF LIFE THAT’S HARD TO BEAT

BEST STATE TO RAISE A FAMILY (WalletHub, 2020)

  • 2nd Best State for Women (WalletHub, 2020)

  • 2nd Best State for Working Parents (WalletHub, 2020)

  • 3rd Happiest State in the U.S. (WalletHub, 2019)

LEAST STRESSED STATE (WalletHub, 2020)

  • 3rd Best State to Live (World Population Review, 2020)

  • 3rd in Children Well-Being (Kids Count Report, 2020)

  • 3rd in Quality of Life (Forbes, 2019)

3RD SAFEST STATE In The Country (WalletHub, 2020)

  • 3rd in Opportunity (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

  • 6th Lowest Poverty Rate: 9.6% (24/7 Wall St., 2019)

  • 2nd Best State for Women (WalletHub, 2020)

  • 2nd Best State for Working Parents (WalletHub, 2020)

  • 3rd Happiest State in the U.S. (WalletHub, 2019)

  • 3rd Best State to Live (World Population Review, 2020)

  • 3rd in Children Well-Being (Kids Count Report, 2020)

  • 3rd in Quality of Life (Forbes, 2019)

  • 3rd in Opportunity (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

  • 6th Lowest Poverty Rate: 9.6% (24/7 Wall St., 2019)

MINNESOTANS TAKE EDUCATION SERIOUSLY

We’re incredibly proud of the top-notch research institutions and universities and community, technical and comprehensive colleges. Wherever you go in Minnesota, you’ll find people eager to learn.

1ST HIGHEST ACT State Score

  • 3rd Best State for Community Colleges (WalletHub, 2019)

  • 3rd in Percentage of Population with High School Degrees (U.S. Census Bureau, 2018)

100+ POST-SECONDARY Institutions

  • 3rd in Education (CNBC, 2019)

  • 3rd Best State for Kids (Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2020)

  • 4th Best State for Education (Intelligent, 2019)

10TH MOST EDUCATED State

  • 5th in Chance-for-Success Index (Quality Counts 2020 Report, Education Week)

  • 7th Best State for Teachers (WalletHub, 2019)

  • 3rd Best State for Community Colleges (WalletHub, 2019)

  • 3rd in Percentage of Population with High School Degrees (U.S. Census Bureau, 2018)

  • 3rd in Education (CNBC, 2019)

  • 3rd Best State for Kids (Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2020)

  • 4th Best State for Education (Intelligent, 2019)

  • 5th in Chance-for-Success Index (Quality Counts 2020 Report, Education Week)

  • 7th Best State for Teachers (WalletHub, 2019)

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